The Internet & our hobby

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Fri Oct 23 12:51:48 CDT 2015

On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 1:43 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at> wrote:
>     > From: Chuck Guzis
>     > I do miss the web-less Internet in some respects. People were more
>     > polite back then--at least in their written communication.
> I snorted and started coughing when I read that! :-) Usenet had massive flame
> wars long before the Web existed!

I joined Usenet right before the Great Renaming and ran a node for
years (up to about 1995).  There were epic flamewars.  That part of
our history I don't miss.


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